Commercial Construction Project Management Trends: How to Survive the Incredible Shrinking Timeline

Commercial Construction

Today, we push to build out a restaurant in 22 weeks instead of the 30 that used to be typical, and our target turnaround for a hotel project has gone from 10 to 12 months to an 8- to 10-month timeframe. Invest in detailed project plans. Construction News and Trends project timelines

Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Update: Project Manager uses iPhone to access construction documentation. Construction Project Managers main line of communication is their mobile device. Project Leads.

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Rethinking Traditional Construction Project Management—Part 1 of 5

Surveyor

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. The lifeblood of any construction company is the construction project itself. How those projects are managed can make or break the company. That makes project managers (or in some companies, project sponsors who oversee teams of project managers) arguably the most important role in an organization.

LEAN Project Management for Best Value Construction Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Building in Cloud OpenJOC(TM) 4BT-PE is an innovative collaborative software solution that successfully integrates proven LEAN project management and construction project delivery processes. LEAN Project Management

Ten Tips For Project Management Success

Contractor Bookkeeping

On the surface, project management is a straightforward task. You set requirements for a project, get the right people, monitor the work and everything gets done on time. Well, it is more complicated than that and in reality, most projects managers are harassed a lot.

Empowering Project Management Professionals Through Technology—Part 2 of 5

Surveyor

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. Last week, we talked about the complexity of construction projects and the role of the project manager in managing the processes behind them. While the lifeblood of the construction company is the construction project, the lifeblood of the project is the people working on it. Hire bad people to manage and build the project?

Continuous Job Cost and Billing Data for Project Managers

Surveyor

Viewpoint Team improves project manager data self-sufficiency by providing job cost and billing actuals data without jumping to another application. Although project managers have broad responsibilities, keeping track of job financials is key.

Construction Project Management Questions and Answers

Carol Hagen

Construction project management has many sources for great content. Software vendors, certification programs and forums abound that focus on the project manager and they create great content.

Construction Project Management Software

Surveyor

When it comes to project management software , contractors have numerous options, from spreadsheets and generic applications to software designed for the construction industry. Construction Management with John Chaney

How The Cloud Is Enabling Smarter Project Management—Part 4 of 5

Surveyor

Editor’s Note: This is Part 4 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. Over the past three weeks, we’ve looked at complex construction projects, the people that run them and the technology tools they use. While having the best people in place, working together well and using the latest tools is critical, the construction project can still suffer if the data being tracked and reviewed is days or even weeks old.

Project Managers: Learn to Maximize Your Software Use at Collaborate 2018

Surveyor

Project Managers: Learn to Maximize Your Software Use at Collaborate 2018. If there’s one role touching virtually all aspects of construction operations, it’s the project manager. We’ve put together 63 sessions specific to construction project management.

Commercial Construction Project Management: Managing What You Don’t Control

Commercial Construction

I wouldn’t go so far as to call myself a control freak, but as a national general contractor, it’s part of the job description to be the one calling the shots and telling everyone what to do on a complex commercial construction project.

The 10 Questions You Should Ask When Considering Project Management Software—Part 5 of 5

Surveyor

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a five-part series on Construction Project Management — how innovative technologies and software are helping project managers streamline processes to build faster, smarter projects. While many project managers today are still utilizing manual processes or working with significantly outdated software, it is becoming clear that this is less of a matter of choice.

Construction Project Manager Infographic

Geniebelt

This construction project manager infographic shows, that construction projects vary, depending on whether they’re commercial, residential, institutional, agricultural, industrial or heavy civil projects. The construction project manager infographic.

Project Management Technology Tools Helping Contractors Modernize, Streamline Operations—Part 3 of 5

Surveyor

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. Previously, we looked at the complexity of construction projects and the importance of the folks working on project teams—especially the project manager who has to keep all people and processes moving on a daily basis. Construction project managers probably relate to that statement more that anyone. Tech Tools for Better Construction Management.

PROJECT MANAGER & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

The Constructor

A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to achieve a particular aim. At the most basic level, a project is actually the response to a need, the. Construction Construction Management

Project Management Survey

Collaborative Construction

I completed the survey and it reminded me of the pain points project managers, with boots on the ground, experience when it comes to day to day operations. Construction Project Management Survey Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution!

PROJECT MANAGEMENT TERMS & DEFINITIONS

The Constructor

Microsoft Project is a project management system, which assist the project managers to execute and control the project activities effectively in. Construction Construction Management Management Project Management

Construction Project Management Processes: Everything You Need to Know

Geniebelt

Project management is the basis on which every construction project is founded. A construction project manager has to obtain a variety of skills and competences in order to navigate through the project and to establish a functional connection with the numerous teams.

Top Everyday Project Management Practices For Success

Contractor Bookkeeping

Are you happy with the current progress of your construction projects? Do you successfully finish your projects ahead of schedule and under assigned budget? Good project management skills are essential for any project manager.

Optimizing Safety Through Project Management

Geniebelt

Effective project management plays a critical role in the success of any venture. Without it, projects flounder, delays ensue, and most importantly, a company’s reputation can be at risk. Guest Posts construction project guest post project management safety

FOUR PHASES OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

The Constructor

There are four phases of project management which are required to manage projects efficiently on quality, time and costs. Defining and organizing the project: Defining project is the first step in the project management process.

Utilize real-time data to improve project management

Construction Dive

With the connected jobsite slowly becoming the norm, the importance of jobsite automation software continues to rise

8 Personality Traits of a Great Construction Project Manager

Geniebelt

Being a Construction Project Manager is an extremely rewarding career. If you are considering a career in construction project management, then you will need some qualifications and you’ll need to demonstrate some experience.

Getting Started With Project Management Software

Surveyor

You’ve made the decision to commit to the future of your company by deciding on a construction project management software solution. By now you’ve hopefully determined your immediate and long-term goals for using a project management software. Congratulations!

Keys to Effective Project Management

Construction Business Owner

Effective project management starts well before construction begins. With meticulous preplanning during the estimating stage, followed by strategic thinking during the job itself, a company’s project management team can ensure project success

Xoom for the Construction Project Manager

Carol Hagen

For instance, Corecon, a construction project management and estimating system. Their Corecon mobile login provides the project manager access to his projects, job financials, documentation, correspondence, contacts, etc and a way to update directly from the field. Here’s a video showing a few project management functions on the Xoom: It works well on all the other popular platforms too like Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry.

ROLE OF A PROJECT MANAGER

The Constructor

Role of Project Manager The responsibility of project manager to make sure that the customer is satisfied and the work scope is completed in a. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Project Management

5 Rules for Smooth Construction Project Management

Geniebelt

As a manager, organiser or contractor of construction projects, there are a lot of roles that you have to fulfil, sometimes multiple roles per day. Guest Posts construction management construction project management guest post tips

Straddling the Project Management Fence

Surveyor

So when a project manager friend of mine and I were talking recently and he said that he spends much of his day straddling the fence, I was confused since this particular individual happens to be fairly opinionated. Construction Management with John Chaney

Top 5 Strategy Tips to Project Management Success

Contractor Bookkeeping

Managing an entire project on your own can be overwhelming. We will provide you 5 strategy tips to project management success that might save you from going insane! Project Management Project Management For Construction

A position is vacant for Senior Project Manager and Project Manager in construction sector (VIC – Melbourne)

Construction Cost Estimating

A position is vacant for senior project manager in Melbourne, Australia. The prospective candidate has to report to the deputy general manager (construction) as well as supervise assistant project manager or project administrator. Sell off and manage risk.

Customer service skills that are useful for project management

Geniebelt

This type of training teaches you how to manage people and problems effectively and efficiently as well as how to apply yourself to deliver excellent results. There are many useful customer service skills that project managers in particular can utilize in future projects.

Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

Construction Equipment

And yet, we had some significant shifts this year, most notably PMI releasing the sixth edition of “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge” ( PMBOK® Guide ), alongside the Agile Practice Guide. Here are five trends that project managers should be watching out for in 2018.

Turning Your Project Managers into Business Managers

Surveyor

Project managers often control in excess of $1 MM, $5 MM, even $ 10 MM in annual contract revenue and risk. However, project managers often do not view themselves as business managers. They view themselves as middle management – cogs in the wheel of a great machine that churns through backlog year-in and year-out – leaving the business issues up to division managers and executives. Construction Management with John Chaney

Invaluable Advice for Project Management Success In 2018

Contractor Bookkeeping

When it comes to project management, techniques are generally shaped by a mix of what is trendy and what is traditional in a given enterprise environment. Today's Guest Article Is From Alyssa Johnson. Professional Academic Writer, Blogger, And Coach.

SKILL SETS OF A PROJECT MANAGER

The Constructor

Project Management Skill sets There are many misconception about what it takes to become a project manager. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Project ManagementMany people think that to become a.

Can Digital Twin make project management more efficient?

BD+C

Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of construction management as CEO of Gafcon, the owner’s rep firm based in San Diego that he and wife Pam founded in 1987.

How To Know When You Need Real-Time Project Management Software

Geniebelt

Staying up to date with what’s happening on your project at any moment is fundamental in construction. Construction Management construction construction software project management real-time

Design-build delivery is setting new parameters for project management

BD+C

More owners and developers are latching onto design-build as a preferred delivery method for projects large and small.